Masson, Gordon; Drew, James
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/1/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 43, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports that Impala, an organization of independent record companies in Europe, has opposed any merger between EMI Records Ltd. and Warner Music Group Inc. for the protection of its members' interests. According to the group, the combined operation of the two companies would control more than 25 percent of all recorded music sales and nearly 50 percent of the music publishing market. Meanwhile, Impala also opposed to the consolidation of Sony Music Corp. and BMG Records.


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